March 28, 2018 | Would you rather play the lottery than get your bonus? Didn't think so.
About Jim Hightower
Jim Hightower, an OtherWords columnist, is a radio commentator, writer, and public speaker. He’s also editor of the populist newsletter, The Hightower Lowdown
Articles by Jim Hightower
March 21, 2018 | How can anyone satirize a presidency that gleefully flaunts its own awfulness every day?
March 14, 2018 | The stock market is owned by the rich. It tells you little about how ordinary Americans are doing.
March 7, 2018 | Instead of creating jobs, big businesses are using their tax cut bonanza to hike stock value and CEO pay.
February 28, 2018 | Behind the White House's demeaning "food box" idea is a plan to eliminate food aid for poor people completely.
February 21, 2018 | Instead of trying to squeeze nature into a high-tech, corporate model, our food system should cooperate with nature.
February 14, 2018 | A handy new pamphlet counts the president's lies and attacks on the working people he duped into supporting him.
February 7, 2018 | In today’s rigged political system, the special interests of a tiny minority trump the will of the great majority.
January 31, 2018 | The breaks seldom pay for themselves — and put employees of local businesses out of work.
January 24, 2018 | The bidding war to host the retail giant's second headquarters pits taxpayers across America against each other.
January 17, 2018 | Jeff Bezos expects you to pay for the privilege of letting Amazon employees enter your home when you're not there.
January 10, 2018 | The middle class was built by movements — and can be rebuilt by movements.
December 27, 2017 | Up to 70 percent of the people who put food on America's tables may be undocumented.
December 20, 2017 | This time of year, I remember my dad's motto: Everybody does better when everybody does better.
December 13, 2017 | Corporate executives never let virtue stand in the way of profit.